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Northern League says Napolitano 'shameless'

'Euro has destroyed jobs, wages, pensions' says Salvini

04 February, 13:52
Northern League says Napolitano 'shameless' (see previous).

(ANSA) - Rome, February 4 - The leader of the anti-immigrant and anti-euro Northern League on Tuesday slammed Italian President Giorgio Napolitano for defending a European single currency it said had "destroyed" jobs and wages. "Napolitano is without shame," said Matteo Salvini as the Italian president made a keynote address to the European Parliament. "Anyone who still defends this euro that has destroyed jobs, wages and pensions is in bad faith," Salvini said.

The League leader said the EP elections in May, where populist anti-euro parties are expected to score big, would "sweep away these euro follies".